Ithaca College’s Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences invites applications for a tenure-eligible, full time Assistant Professor position beginning August 16, 2013. Primary responsibility is the day-to-day operation, coordination, supervision, and evaluation of the clinical education component of a well-established CAATE accredited, undergraduate Athletic Training Education Program. Other responsibilities include teaching, academic advising, student clinical supervision, and other related tasks assigned by the Program Director and Department Chair. Specific teaching responsibilities will be comprised of athletic training coursework.
Position/Job Responsibilities continued
Earned Doctorate preferred ( ABD considered) in related field and current BOC status as a certified athletic trainer, a minimum of 3 years of professional clinical practice, evidence of college level teaching, and scholarly activity are required. At least three (3) years experience in teaching, supervision, and clinical instruction within a CAATE accredited program is strongly recommended. Having expertise and/or experience in one or more of the following; therapeutic interventions (modalities and pharmacology), evidence based medicine, and general medicine will be considered a plus.
The Department of Exercise and Sports Sciences at Ithaca College (http://departments.ithaca.edu/ess/) consists of 18 full time faculty and is housed in the Center for Health Sciences with state of the art facilities including a wellness clinic and 7,000 sq. ft. of lab space for teaching and research in motor control, exercise physiology, biomechanics, anatomy & physiology, and athletic training. Undergraduate degrees are offered in athletic training, clinical exercise science, and exercise science with a total enrollment of 230 undergraduate students. Anticipated completion of a new athletic training facility in 2014 will provide enhanced clinical education opportunities for our students enrolled in the Athletic Training Education Program. A Master of Science in Exercise and Sports Sciences is also offered with an emphasis in sport psychology, exercise science, or human performance.
Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 7000 students, offers a learning experience that combines the best of the liberal arts and professional education. Our new strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a truly distinct integrative learning experience that allows us to graduate students who are ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age. We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history.
Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the U.S. To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at www.ithaca.edu.
Ithaca College continually strives to build an inclusive and welcoming community of individuals, with diverse talents and skills from a multitude of backgrounds, who are committed to civility, mutual respect, social justice, and the free and open exchange of ideas. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to teach in ways that value the varied learning needs and interests of a culturally diverse student population and that reflect a commitment to encouraging the success of all students.
Instructions for submitting your application
Interested applicants should apply online at apply.icjobs.org and attach a letter of application, vita, and a list containing the contact information for 3-5 professional references. Questions about the online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. After completion of the online application, applicants should have three letters of recommendation forwarded to Todd Lazenby, MA, ATC , Chair, Clinical Coordinator of Athletic Training Search Committee, 44 Hill Center, Ithaca College, 953 Danby Rd., Ithaca, NY, 14850. Once all materials have been received, applicants will receive notification from the committee. Additional inquiries about the position may be directed to Todd Lazenby, MA, ATC at (607) 274-1717, or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; to ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by February 1, 2013.
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.